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Gin and tonic cupcakes

We love this adults-only treat that’s deliciously fresh and very sophisticated.


Peri-peri chicken on the braai

Chef Pieter from Leopard’s Leap is celebrating Braai Day this weekend with a recipe he got from his grandmother’s Portuguese neighbours in Mozambique in 1965.


Cool Curries for cold weekends

Tamatiestraat Cooking School in Stellenbosch shares our passion for food and wine and leading up to winter, we will be sharing a few of their amazing curry recipes to enjoy with our wines.


Sean Penn shut down after drunk dialing Charlize Theron post-split

Sean Penn’s relationship with Charlize Theron may be on ice, but the actor doesn’t see why they can’t keep things sizzling in the sack.

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Father`s Day Special at Rickety Bridge

Join us at Paulina’s Restaurant amongst the Rickety Bridge Winery grapevines this Sunday to celebrate Father’s Day!


Goggas in Gobabis

The second witch of Macbeth, a dead ringer for Platter taster Dear Angela, had some novel additions for her potations: "Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, an


RECM Best Value Cabernets

A family tragedy delayed last week's RECM Best Value Cabernet Sauvignon results and postponed the second tasting of the King of Red Grapes until next Wednesday. But life goes on and we're all set for


A cookbook for Father’s Day

Is your dad an ace in the kitchen or does he need some inspiration and guidance?

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Coimbra comes to the Karoo

If Carel Nel had his way, Calitzdorp would become the Coimbra of SA. 40% of the 70ha of his Boplaas vineyards are being planted to traditional Portuguese varietals: Tinta Barocca, Touriga Nacional and



Not many wine estates can boast only five winemakers in a century. And even fewer can claim two father and son combinations over the same period. Alto, the iconic red wine producer in the Gol


This Week’s MENU – Aegean Odyssey Part 2, Santorini & Naxos, Perdeberg cellar launch, Old Mutual trophy tasting

MENU The weekly E-Journal of Cape Wine, Food and Lifestyle www.mainingredient.biz - http://www.adamastorphotos.com/ http://www.adamastorbacchus.com/ Follow our stories at ht


Paula’s Weekender: Cape Town

Summer is coming…in 4 months. Okay let’s not wish time away. But next week is the winter solstice, which means I’ll start telling myself that sunrise is noticeably earlier. I just c


Michael Fridjhon: Are wine listing fees anticompetitive?

“Are listing fees demanded by various on-consumption outlets bribes?” asks Michael Fridjhon in latest post on BDlive. “If the practice doesn’t add up to conditional selling, t


Leeuwenkuil Cinsault 2014

I’m firmly in the pro-Cinsau(l)t camp but after tasting the Cinsault 2014 from Swartland producer Leeuwenkuil which won the trophy for best niche red variety at this year’s Old Mutual Tr


New ‘chefs who share – young chef award’ launched by ‘chefs who share — the art of giving’

This year will see the introduction of the `Chefs who share - Young Chef Award’, an inspiring new initiative that sets out to showcase and nurture South Africa’s young culinary talent.